There are nearly 900 clinical trials currently available at Wake Forest Baptist Health (WFBH). Before a clinical trial can begin, it must go through a rigorous review process conducted by the WFBH Institutional Review Board to ensure that the safety, rights, and welfare of human subjects are protected.
Clinical Trials at WFBH are sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, and many other organizations.
Clinical trials are research studies in which people help medical professionals find ways to improve health. Each study tries to answer specific scientific questions and is designed to find safe and effective ways to better prevent, diagnose, and/or treat disease.
Before they can begin, all clinical trials must go through a rigorous review process conducted by WFBH Institutional Review Board to ensure that the safety, rights, and welfare of human subjects are protected.
As a volunteer in a clinical trial, you have the opportunity to be involved in important research that may bring about advances in science and health care. Volunteers in all areas of research, from trials in healthy volunteers to studies of specific diseases.
Clinical trials at Wake Forest Baptist Health are sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, and many other organizations.
If you are interested in enrolling in one of the many clinical trials taking place at Wake Forest Baptist Health, contact the Clinical Trials Office.
Learn more about clinical trials from the National Institutes of Health.
In some instances, trial status may not reflect current status at Wake Forest Baptist Health.
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